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CHOCTAW INDIAN TO LEAD OFF DONEGAL FAMINE WALK

first_imgChoctaw Indian Waylon Gary White DeerA unique famine commemoration walk will take place in Co Donegal this Sunday.Action from Ireland (Afri) announces the first Ballyshannon Famine Walk, in conjunction with the Ballyshannon Regeneration Group, is to be held as part of National Heritage Week. Beginning at 2:15 pm.The walk will proceed from the Famine workhouse in Ballyshannon to the Famine graveyard behind St Annes Church, where a lecture by well known historian Anthony Begley will highlight the afternoon’s activities. “The walk is to honour the memory of Ireland’s Famine dead, and in remembering, to help heal” said Choctaw Indian Waylon Gary White Deer, an Afri organiser.In 1847, the Choctaw donated monies from “meagre resources” to feed Irish Famine victims.“We will also be walking to show solidarity with those who still hunger in a world of plenty” Maire Nic Fhearraigh, another organiser added.“And we are very pleased to be working with the Ballyshannon Regeneration Group, who are hosting this important event” There are no fees for the walk or the lecture, and the public is cordially invited to participate.CHOCTAW INDIAN TO LEAD OFF DONEGAL FAMINE WALK was last modified: August 25th, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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Donegal chef heads back to Heston Blumenthal’s kitchen for BBC doc

first_imgDonegal chef Derek Creagh recently took a nostalgic journey back to one of his most iconic roles – in the kitchen of top chef Heston Blumenthal.Blumenthal, whose world-famous The Fat Duck restaurant was once voted the best restaurant in the world, reassembled his award-winning team for a BBC documentary which will air this Thursday night.One of the culinary stars in his kitchen was none other than Derek Creagh.  Derek worked with Blumenthal in London in the early noughties before he returned to his roots in Donegal in 2014. He is currently heading up the kitchen at the Foyle Hotel in Moville.This Thursday on BBC Two at 9pm, Derek will be appearing in Heston’s Marvellous Menu: Back to the Noughties.Heston Blumenthal, Giles Coren with chefs in the kitchen. BBC/Wonderhood StudiosThe documentary will follow celebrated chef Heston Blumenthal as he takes his world-famous restaurant back to 2001. The challenge is to recreate an extraordinary tasting menu with his old team from a significant year for him and The Fat Duck.The dream team are now some of the UK and Ireland’s most innovative and contemporary chefs. Together, they will cook for high-profile guests synonymous with 2001, using recipes and techniques of the time and reveal how Blumenthal and the team were well ahead of their time almost 20 years ago. Donegal chef heads back to Heston Blumenthal’s kitchen for BBC doc was last modified: December 18th, 2019 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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Cardinals celebrate homecoming with win over West Valley

first_imgCorning >> The West Valley Eagles ended Corning’s post season in the first round with a 49-10 blowout in 2015 and Friday night the Cardinals were looking for payback at their homecoming game. They got it with 45-30 win that’s wasn’t as close as the score would suggest.“It wasn’t the best week of practice,” coach John Studer told his team after the win. “We always find a way to step it up and do what we need to do for homecoming.”Step it up the Cardinals did, and the first half was all …last_img read more

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Breaking down A’s options to start the AL Wild Card Game vs Yankees

first_imgSEATTLE — The question everyone will be pondering about the A’s from now until Wednesday’s AL wild-card game, manager Bob Melvin included, is who takes the mound as the starter?It’s a situation that is truly unique to any other team that has come before them when approaching the all-important game. Will it be Mike Fiers or Edwin Jackson? Could they be bold enough to actually become the first team to utilize reliever Liam Hendriks as the “opener” and bullpen a playoff game?It won’t be an easy …last_img read more

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Photos: Ex-49er, Raider NaVorro Bowman reduces price on San Jose mansion

first_imgFormer 49ers and Raiders linebacker NaVorro Bowman has reduced the price of his San Jose, Calif. mansion from $4.253M to $4M.Click here if viewing from a mobile device.The 5,959 square foot Rose Garden estate has five bedrooms and five baths. Entering the 18-foot foyer, there is a sweeping wrought iron banister flowing to the second floor catwalk and Spanish tile floors. The kitchen flows into the family room, which opens onto the back loggia, viewing the grounds and pool. In the rear of the …last_img read more

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Open Gov, The Movie: A Documentary About Gov 2.0

first_imgThe good folks at UK open government consultancy Delib have just released a short documentary about the United States’ first year since President Obama’s Open Government memorandum.The documentary was shot by Delib founder Chris Quigley over two months last year, both on location in Washington DC and via Skype.“On a visit to Washington to see our partners NAPA back in November,” writes Quigley on the Delib blog, “I thought it would be fun to interview a few of the Open Gov people I’d read about and worked with over the last 12 months… I discovered that Open Gov was bigger and more impactful that I first thought and decided to extend the ‘few interviews’ into a short film, and launch the film to mark the achievements of the Open Gov initiative on its one year anniversary.”Quigley’s interviewees ended up ranging from the White House’s head of the Open Gov initiative, Beth Noveck, to Tim O’Reilly, founder of O’Reilly Media. Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting jolie odell Tags:#Government#web A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… Related Posts To learn more about the interviews and process, check out Delib’s page on the film.Check out these posts from ReadWriteWeb’s Government archives. 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Marketlast_img read more

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Kiefer Ravena ‘very excited’ to play for Guiao at NLEX

first_imgCPP denies ‘Ka Diego’ arrest caused ‘mass panic’ among S. Tagalog NPA Japan ex-PM Nakasone who boosted ties with US dies at 101 Stronger peso trims PH debt value to P7.9 trillion One of the most sought after prospects in the game today, Ravena believes that joining the draft is the culmination of all of his work back from his days playing for Ateneo.“It’s all for this. We look forward to this day since we all started playing.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutRavena, who is projected to go second after Fil-German big man Christian Standhardinger, said he’s more than ready to play for whichever team he suits up for.But he admitted that the possibility of playing for coach Yeng Guiao at NLEX, which holds the No. 2 pick, makes him giddy. Read Next Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC LATEST STORIES Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa Standhardinger says he will be at PBA Draft after missing combine QC cops nab robbery gang leader, cohortcenter_img Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. READ: Guiao eyes Standhardinger, Ravena as NLEX’s draft pick“If ever NLEX picks me, I’m excited to be under coach Yeng. I’ve been under a fiery coach before such as coach Jamike (Jarin), and I guess that was a good practice for me. But I don’t think coach Jamike is anywhere close to how coach Yeng is,” said the 23-year-old guard.“I’m very excited and I’ve talked to coach Yeng a couple of times prior to the combine, so hopefully everything pans out. If ever I go number two, I’ll be with him in NLEX.”Ravena cleared he will give his best effort to whichever team picks him.“For us, as long as we get our foot inside the PBA, we’ll control what we can control which is how we play, and that is giving 110 percent for the team that will pick us,” he said.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Kiefer Ravena surveys the floor during a scrimmage at the PBA Draft Combine at Gatorade Hoops Center. PBA IMAGESAfter giving it much thought, Kiefer Ravena feels that the timing is just right for him to enter the PBA.“I really thought about this with my family and a decision that really took so much time. Once I submitted my papers, I knew my future is already here,” Ravena said.ADVERTISEMENT Kin of Misamis Oriental hero cop to get death benefits, award — PNP Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games View commentslast_img read more

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Matt Nieto joins Gilas practice, Chot returns

first_imgPhoto by Randolph B. Leongson/INQUIRER.netBack from his short sojourn overseas, national team coach Chot Reyes was back in the fold on Monday as he manned the third session of the Gilas Pilipinas practices at Meralco Gym.Attending for the first time is “23-for-23” cadet Matt Nieto as the young guns participated in the practices anew.ADVERTISEMENT Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC MOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View comments Chot drops ‘disinterested’ Abueva, Almazan for 2nd leg: ‘They haven’t showed up’ Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Read Next Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City NEXT BLOCK ASIA 2.0 introduces GURUS AWARDS to recognize and reward industry influencerscenter_img Joining the session are Ateneo teammates Isaac Go and Thirdy Ravena, CJ Perez, Abu Tratter, Will Gozum, J-Jay Alejandro, Joshua Sinclair, Arvin Tolentino, and Juan Gomez de Liaño.Eight members of the current pool were also in tow namely June Mar Fajardo, Gabe Norwood, Troy Rosario, Jio Jalalon, Mac Belo, Kiefer Ravena, Kevin Alas, and Roger Pogoy.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSLillard, Anthony lead Blazers over ThunderSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutCarl Bryan Cruz was in attendance but was on street clothes.Gilas Pilipinas continued its preparations for the second window of the Fiba World Cup Asian qualifiers. Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa Globe Business launches leading cloud-enabled and hardware-agnostic conferencing platform in PH John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding 2 ‘newbie’ drug pushers fall in Lucena sting The Philippines faces Australia at Margaret Court Arena in Melbourne on February 22, before taking on Japan at Mall of Asia Arena on February 25. Slow and steady hope for near-extinct Bangladesh tortoises LATEST STORIESlast_img read more

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Unesco partners with PSC to improve Children’s Games

first_imgSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games View comments MOST READ Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Nikki Valdez rushes self to ER due to respiratory tract infection China furious as Trump signs bills in support of Hong Kong “We’re really excited to work with the PSI and the PSC on this project. We’ll be leading grassroots initiatives, particularly for out-of-school children in Metro Manila and other areas,” said Tresise, consultant specializing in Unesco’s Youth and Sport Social and Human Sciences Unit.The Paris-based peace and security organization took cognizance of the Children’s Games held in Davao City last May ironically on the same day that the Marawi conflict erupted.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool stars“This is an excellent opportunity for the Philippines to take the lead because this is the first time we’re doing it in the Southeast Asian region,’’ said Tresise, who met with PSC chair Butch Ramirez, PSI national training director Marc Edward Velasco and deputy training director Henry Daut.“We will use the Philippines as an example on how it should be done,’’ she added. LOOK: Jane De Leon meets fellow ‘Darna’ Marian Riveracenter_img Another vape smoker nabbed in Lucena PSC chair Butch Ramirez and Hidilyn Diaz with participants of the Mindanao Children’s Games. PHOTO by JUNE NAVARROThe United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco) has formed a partnership with the Philippine Sports Commission and the Philippine Sports Institute in making the Children’s Games a more powerful tool for character-building and values formation.Unesco consultant Caroline Baxter Tresise sat down with PSC officials on Thursday and offered to align the Unesco methodology with the national sports policies of the PSC.ADVERTISEMENT Pagasa: Kammuri now a typhoon, may enter PAR by weekend Pagasa: Kammuri now a typhoon, may enter PAR by weekend Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ Ramirez has been invited to discuss the Children’s Games in the 6th International Conference of Ministers and Senior Officials Responsible for Physical Education and Sport in Kazan, Russia next week.The Kazan Action Plan of the Unesco, an international sports policy and framework for long-term cooperation among countries worldwide, is expected to be passed by sports ministers around the world.“We won the overall title in the Southeast Asian Games (in 2005) and had our share of successes in sports, but we were never invited by Unesco,’’ said Ramirez. “Our project is very peripheral and yet they have noticed it.”“It means that molding the character of children through sports is important in nation-building and this is where the PSC is focused on,’’ added Ramirez.Despite the strife in Marawi, the Games designed for kids 12 years old and below gathered more than 1,000 children from Davao’s diverse communities of Christians, Lumads and Muslims.ADVERTISEMENT ‘Boxing will fade away when Pacquiao retires’last_img read more

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